Tagged with lemon

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

I must admit, even though I’m a “food blogger” and a self-proclaimed foodie, I don’t think I really have a signature go-to dish. I feel like every blogger, mom, homemaker, Pinterest-obsessed lady, or even BBQ-loving man out there has a signature thing that they make well. Unless throwing a bunch of veggies in a saute … Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Lemon-Basil Breakfast Hash

Meatless Monday: Lemon-Basil Breakfast Hash

Told you guys I had a Meatless Monday post waiting for ya! And it involves mini peppers and mini potatoes…because mini is always cuter, right? Despite the fact that I just called this dish cute, it’s actually a pretty hearty meal. Potatoes are pretty filling, but since they’re so starchy and carby, they’re not the … Continue reading

Lemony Brown Rice with Spring Veggies

Lemony Brown Rice with Spring Veggies

Seems like every season, I make some kind of rice pilaf (or quinoa, couscous, etc) with the season’s veggies. It started in the SUMMER which included zucchini, bell pepper and tomatoes.. then continued into an AUTUMN version which featured an amazing mix of walnuts, dried cranberries, caramelized onions, and rosemary. Ohhh man both were so … Continue reading

Braided Lemon Bread

Braided Lemon Bread

Springtime. Seems like most people associate Easter with Spring, and the fact that Easter came early this year means…so did Spring? Aside from an epic thunderstorm on Saturday night/Sunday morning, I’d say it’s been pretty springlike here in Northern California! You know what else I associate with Spring? LEMON! I love lemon everything. Lemony marinades … Continue reading

Easter Weekend in Photos + My First 5K!

Easter Weekend in Photos + My First 5K!

Quick post! Crazy day at work! Awesome weekend. Friday night was costume planning night. And Saturday was the Veggie Run 5K! Would you believe Nicki and I were the only ones (besides those official Veggie Chase veggies) who dressed up? Let’s just say we (and especially Nicki) were super popular. We even made it on … Continue reading

Holiday Baking: Butter, Sugar & Love

Holiday Baking: Butter, Sugar & Love

After about a week of baking (and a passing reference to my work in the previous Christmas themed blog), I’ve decided to dedicate an entire entry to this year’s beloved creations.  All of my recipes came from the Food Network Christmas Cookie website, but I did end up tweaking them a bit.  Read on for … Continue reading